Morning Glory Plants

How to Get Rid of Bindweed or Morning Glory


crazies3665@gmail.com added on March 11, 2015 | Answered

My mother had a beautiful flower garden and it's been overrun by morning glory or bindweed. It's been a mess. I was able to save half the flower garden but how do I kill it so they don't grow back and I want to be able to plant this spring?


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shelley
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Answered on March 11, 2015

The elimination of bindweed involves pruning, boiling water or Round-Up - all of these methods are discussed at length in this article:
https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/plant-problems/weeds/controlling-bindweed.htm

The methods required to eradicate morning glory include the use of thick mulches or weed barrier fabric to smother seedlings as well as the use of systemic selective herbicides. These methods are discussed in detail here:

https://www.gardeningknowhow.com/ornamental/vines/morning-glory/control-morning-glory-weeds.htm

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